U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
South Africa
A 24-year-old female asked about a 62-year-old male:

63 year old man, liver, lymfnodes and lung cancer. what are chances for survival?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Can you clarify?: If lung cancer has spread to remote lymph nodes or to the liver, there won't be a cure, but the quality of life can be maintained for months or perhaps years. If these are separate cancers, arising independently, cure is unlikely but not out of the question.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Apr 30, 2018


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.